IRM

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

irmina = 'all-encompassing', 'big' [1]
ermana = 'all-encompassing', 'big' [1]

Old High German

irmin = 'world', 'world wide', 'entire' [2]
irmin = 'big', 'enormous' [3]
ermen = 'world', 'world wide', 'entire' [2]

Related Names

See Arminius, Erma, Imke, Irma, Ema

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BJÖRT see Ermanberht (German)
FRID see Emfrid
GERD see Irmingard (German)
HILD see Irmhild (German)
LIND see Ermelind (German)
MAR see *Ermin-mēraz (German)
RIK see Ermanrich (German) and Ermanareiks (Gothic)

First Element Forms

Arm-
Em- Eme- Emm- Emme-
Erman- Ermana- Erme- Ermen- *Ermin- *Ermino-
Irm- Irme- Irmen- Irmin-
Jarme-
Jormun- Jórmun-
Jǫrmun-

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)